Sade Adewale, Ondo
The Osemawe and paramount ruler of Ondo kingdom, Oba Victor Kiladejo has described pharmacy as an indispensable part of Science that helps in ensuring healthy living.
Kiladejo made the assertion while playing host to a team of pharmacists, from various institutions across Nigeria at his palace.
The monarch explained that having a Pharmacy Faculty in a university makes studying science encouraging to the young ones.
Chief Executive Officer, Health System Management Consultant Limited, Prof Fola Tayo said the team came to establish Pharm-D Doctor of Pharmacy Degree Programme in UNIMED with the hope that the programme would commence in October 2021.
Prof Tayo who charged indegenes of the kingdom to support the vision so as to record a success, noted that the facility would be named Chief Olu Akinkugbe College of Pharmacy with honours.
Responding, UNIMED Vice Chancellor, Prof Adesegun Fatusi commended the team for the innovation and assured that it would contribute to the development of humanity and bring a new generation of professionals into the field.